table-clothing love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Tablelinen; table-cloths, napkins, etc., for use in the service of the table.

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Examples

  • An’ here I’m having linen spun, an’ thinking all the while it’ll make sheeting and table-clothing for her when she’s married, an’ she’ll live i’ the parish wi’ us, and never go out of our sights — like a fool as I am for thinking aught about her, as is no better nor a cherry wi’ a hard stone inside it.”

    Adam Bede

  • I’ve got lots o’ sheeting and table-clothing, and towelling, as isn’t made up.

    Adam Bede

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